What does LINK mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word LINK.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. link, nexus(noun)

    the means of connection between things linked in series

  2. link, linkup, tie, tie-in(noun)

    a fastener that serves to join or connect

    "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"

  3. connection, link, connectedness(noun)

    the state of being connected

    "the connection between church and state is inescapable"

  4. connection, connexion, link(noun)

    a connecting shape

  5. link(noun)

    a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain

  6. link(noun)

    (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list

  7. liaison, link, contact, inter-group communication(noun)

    a channel for communication between groups

    "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"

  8. radio link, link(noun)

    a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network

  9. link, data link(verb)

    an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data

  10. associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect(verb)

    make a logical or causal connection

    "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"

  11. connect, link, tie, link up(verb)

    connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces

    "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"

  12. connect, link, link up, join, unite(verb)

    be or become joined or united or linked

    "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"

  13. yoke, link(verb)

    link with or as with a yoke

    "yoke the oxen together"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Link(noun)

    a torch made of tow and pitch, or the like

  2. Link(noun)

    a single ring or division of a chain

  3. Link(noun)

    hence: Anything, whether material or not, which binds together, or connects, separate things; a part of a connected series; a tie; a bond

  4. Link(noun)

    anything doubled and closed like a link; as, a link of horsehair

  5. Link(noun)

    any one of the several elementary pieces of a mechanism, as the fixed frame, or a rod, wheel, mass of confined liquid, etc., by which relative motion of other parts is produced and constrained

  6. Link(noun)

    any intermediate rod or piece for transmitting force or motion, especially a short connecting rod with a bearing at each end; specifically (Steam Engine), the slotted bar, or connecting piece, to the opposite ends of which the eccentric rods are jointed, and by means of which the movement of the valve is varied, in a link motion

  7. Link(noun)

    the length of one joint of Gunter's chain, being the hundredth part of it, or 7.92 inches, the chain being 66 feet in length. Cf. Chain, n., 4

  8. Link(noun)

    a bond of affinity, or a unit of valence between atoms; -- applied to a unit of chemical force or attraction

  9. Link(noun)

    sausages; -- because linked together

  10. Link(verb)

    to connect or unite with a link or as with a link; to join; to attach; to unite; to couple

  11. Link(verb)

    to be connected

  12. Origin: [See Linch.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Link

    lingk, n. a ring of a chain: anything connecting: a single part of a series: the 1100th part of the chain, a measure used in surveying, &c. (see Chain).—v.t. to connect as by a link: to join in confederacy.—v.i. to be connected.—n. Link′-mō′tion, a system of pieces pivoted together, describing definite curves in the same plane or in parallel planes.—Missing link, any point or fact needed to complete a series or a chain of argument: (zool.) a conjectural form of animal life, supposed necessary to complete the chain of evolution from some simian to the human animal: (coll.) an ape, monkey, or apish-looking man. [A.S. hlence; Ice. hlekkr, Ger. gelenk, a joint.]

  2. Link

    lingk, n. a light or torch of pitch and tow.—ns. Link′boy, Link′man, a boy or man who carries such to light travellers. [Prob. corr. from Dut. lont, a match; cf. Scot. lunt, Dan. lunte.]

  3. Link

    lingk, n. a crook or winding of a river.—n.pl. Links, a stretch of flat or gently undulating ground along a sea-shore, on which the game of golf is played. [A.S. hlinc, a ridge of land, a bank.]

  4. Link

    lingk, v.i. (Scot.) to go quickly.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. link

    1. A behavioral, physical, or functional relationship between nodes. 2. In communications, a general term used to indicate the existence of communications facilities between two points. 3. A maritime route, other than a coastal or transit route, which links any two or more routes. See also node.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LINK' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2625

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LINK' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2625

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LINK' in Nouns Frequency: #629

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LINK' in Verbs Frequency: #289


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LINK in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LINK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Edward Stanley:

    It's kind of a missing link.

  2. Danny Ayalon:

    You can not prove a direct link.

  3. John Kerry:

    He was our link to possibilities and to realities.

  4. Abdoulaye Diop:

    The weak link remains ... Libya, where something needs to be done.

  5. Steve Warren:

    Now that he's dead, ISIL has lost a key link between their networks.

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Translations for LINK

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • رابط, روابطArabic
  • enllaç, vincle, link, baula, torxa, enllaçar, vinclar, lligarCatalan, Valencian
  • propojení, odkaz, článek, spojení, odkazovatCzech
  • forbindelse, led, link, sammenkæde, forbinde, kædeDanish
  • Hyperlink, Verknüpfung, Link, Verbindung, verknüpfen, verlinken, linken, verbindenGerman
  • ĉenero, ligiloEsperanto
  • lazo, enlace, hipervínculo, hiperenlace, vínculo, eslabónSpanish
  • پیوند, حلقه, لینک, اتصال, پیوستنPersian
  • linkki, sidos, yhteys, yhdistääFinnish
  • hypertexte, chaînon, rapport, lien, maillon, connexion, hyperlien, relier, lier, flambeau, torcheFrench
  • keppeling, ferbiningWestern Frisian
  • nascIrish
  • ligazón, elo, hiperligazónGalician
  • קישור, חוליה, קשרHebrew
  • kapcsolódás, hivatkozás, link, láncszem, kapcsolat, összekapcsolHungarian
  • pranala, menghubungkanIndonesian
  • ligilo, hiperligiloIdo
  • legame, collegamento, link, maglia, rapporto, connessione, anello, lega, connettere, linkare, collegareItalian
  • リンクJapanese
  • pranalaJavanese
  • 링크, 연결Korean
  • шилтеме, шилтөөKyrgyz
  • posms, saite, saikneLatvian
  • врска, алка, хиперврска, сврзува, врзува, поврзуваMacedonian
  • pautanMalay
  • relatie, verbinding, link, koppeling, schakel, verwijzing, schalm, linken, toorts, fakkel, verbinden, flambouwDutch
  • æрвитæнOssetian, Ossetic
  • hiperłącze, ogniwo, linkPolish
  • link, ligação, vínculo, elo, ligarPortuguese
  • hyperlink, legăturăRomanian
  • гиперссылка, звено, ссылка, связь, линк, связыватьRussian
  • länk, anknytning, hyperlänk, länkaSwedish
  • посиланняUkrainian
  • hårdêye, loyénWalloon
  • 链接Chinese

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